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Sr. Tsm Administrator Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Over 12 years of IT experience (TSM/BackupExec/Evault) which includes almost 8+ years of experience in Tivoli Storage Manager Administration, supporting multiple platforms and applications.
  • Expertise in storage backup and recovery utilizing IBM Tivoli Storage Manager 5.2/5.3/5.4/5.5/6.1/6.2/7.1
  • Experience in installations and up - gradations of TSM Server / BA Client on windows, 2000/2003 /AIX/Linux.
  • Configured Tivoli Data Protection for Oracle, DB2, MS SQL Server and SAP Hana.
  • Supported as system administration on different platforms like AIX, Linux and Windows
  • Experience in administration of storage to multiprotocol environments like CIFS and NFS in SAN/NAS environment.
  • Day-to-day TSM maintenance in cludes checking failed/ success backups, checking reports, finding missed nodes, TSM database backups, checking database and recovery logs and general health checks.
  • Good working experience setting up the storage pools, adding volumes to pools and configuring the policy domain, policy set, management class, copy groups (backup/ archive), backup/ recover strategy, archiving/ retrieve, migration, reclamation and collocation.
  • Experience in supporting TSM over clustered environments.
  • Experience in installing Integrated Solution Console and Admin Center on AIX.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills.
  • Excellent team player and flair to learn and implement new technologies.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills appropriate for various levels of an organization.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Hardware: IBM Eserver x series, 340, 3650, Intel servers

Tape Libraries: I BM ULT3582 (Gen II), Quantum Scalar i500 (GEN IV), IBM TS3310 (GEN V) and TS3500

Applications / Software: Tivoli Storage Manager 5.x /6.X,7.x, Tivoli Data Protection (TDP) for Oracle, SQL, and DB2, BackpExec, Microsoft Office, GPFS

PC and Server Operating Systems: Windows 2000/2003/XP, AIX 5.x, Red Hat Linux Enterprise edition 3/4

Databases:: Oracle 8i/9i/10g, MS SQL Server 2000/2005, DB2 UDB 7/8, sybase 16.0 GA PL05 / 16.0 Sp02 PL04 HF1

TSM Servers: IBM Tivoli Storage Manager 5.2/5.3/5.4/5.5/6.1/6.2/7.1

Storage Device: IBM SAN (200516B), DS4700, DS4300 and EMC Storage

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Sr. TSM Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for providing Backup/Recovery administration support for Cloud Managed Services (CMS).
  • Work on IBM Tivoli Storage Manager 6.1/6.2/6.3/7.1 installation, configuration, and upgrade on AIX, Red Hat Linux and Windows 2003/2008.
  • Performing server health checks using query commands.
  • Configuring alternate client setup for DB Restore for all DB''s, Oracle, SQL, DB2, Hana and Sybase
  • Worked on Sybase DB TSM configuration and taking backups.
  • Worked on SAP HANA TSM configuration and taking backups. Troubleshooting Hana backup failures by coordinating with Hana DB teams.
  • Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments (TSM4VE) datamover creation and performing OS image backups and restore activities along with trouble shooting tasks.
  • Troubleshooting of TSM client problems, working on problem and change ticket management.
  • Manage daily TSM operations such as registering new nodes, new admin users, creating schedules, configuring the client software for the new nodes, cleaning up the decommissioned clients and ensure proactively success of backup and archives.
  • Managing tape inventory and maintaining tape drives and enterprise level tape libraries.
  • Monitoring backups, perform system restores and setting up TSM policies for backups and restores.
  • Defining policies to keep the number of versions of the databases and client files.
  • Defining administrative schedules, backup storage pools, run expire inventory process.
  • Attending the daily operations meeting and also new coming project meets
  • Problem Management, Change Management, Incident Management.
  • Involve and assist in various audit procedures for TSM environment and provide required restores/retrieves for various litigation issues.
  • Create backup reports and analysis using tools like Bocada and TSM manager
  • Worked on Evault Backup agent configuration.
  • Worked on Evault Backup Agent Ver sion 7.50.6422 installation on Linux and Windows
  • Worked on Backup and Restores for Evault
  • Installed and configured Sudo for users to access the root privileges
  • Managing cron jobs, batch processing and job scheduling
  • Installation and configuration of NIM server and clients
  • Performance monitoring with Iostat and Vmstat.
  • Knowledge on Chef process.

Environment: TSM 6.x/7.x, AIX, Evault, Red hat Linux, AIX, Windows 2000/2003/XP, Oracle 9i/10g, MS SQL Server 2000/2005, DB2, Sybase and SAP Hana

Confidential

Sr. Storage Administrator

Responsibilities:

  • Working on production environment for MSD (Managed Services Delivery) & SCE+ (Smart Cloud Enterprise).
  • Work on IBM Tivoli Storage Manager 5.5/6.1/6.2/6.3/7.3 installation, configuration, and upgrade on AIX, Red Hat Linux and Windows 2003/2008.
  • Performing server health checks using query commands.
  • Install, configure and backing up SQL, ORACLE, & DB2 databases using TDP.
  • Configuring alternate client setup for DB Restore (Oracle, SQL and DB2).
  • Create Data movers and assign clopset
  • Worked on Backup of Datamover VMs and also Restore process
  • Worked on SAP HANA TSM configuration and taking backups.
  • Worked on Lotus Domino Mail Restore.
  • Work on TSM processes such as expiration, migration, storage pool backups, space reclamation, and database backups.
  • Exporting and Importing data using sequential media volumes between datacenters
  • Client schedules, success/missed/failed reporting. Solve issues related to missed/failed.
  • Ability to collaborate with other support teams to troubleshoot complex incidents, and break/fix issues.
  • Work with various support groups on issues with backup/recovery infrastructure.
  • Provide necessary information for various audit process.
  • Responsible for TSM Disaster Recovery Tape management, tape extraction and maintain enough scratch tapes in the tape library
  • Performed Health checks on Tape libraries and Troubleshoot issues.
  • Problem Management, Change Management, Incident Management.
  • Involve and assist in various audit procedures for TSM environment and provide required restores/retrieves for various litigation issues.

Environment: TSM 5.x/6.x/7.x, AIX, Red hat Linux, AIX, Windows 2000/2003/XP, Oracle 9i/10g, MS SQL Server 2000/2005, DB2 and SAP Hana

Confidential

Sr. Administrator - Storage

Responsibilities:

  • Installation, Implementation, Up-gradation and Administration (Deployment) of Tivoli Storage Manager 5.5 & 6.2 on Windows and LINUX platforms.
  • Define Configure Storage Pools (primary, Tape) and tape libraries.
  • Define Configure Associate Schedules (Admin & Client), Scripts.
  • Installing, configuring TSM Storage Agents to enable LAN-FREE.
  • Migration of data from diskpool to tapepool.
  • Import and export of data between different servers.
  • Knowledge on DRM.
  • Tape Library Management, maintenance of Scratch volumes & Tape Offsite management, import/export of tapes to DR site
  • Performed and checked TSM processes such as Storage pool design, database backup, offsite backups, migration and volume expiration.
  • TSM clients configuration, Capacity utilization, audit, documentation, reporting.
  • Backup performance optimization & monitoring for alerts and remedial action steps.
  • Analyze and resolve escalated problems within target.
  • Participate in the Recovery of Application when required.
  • Halt and Restart the TSM Server in critical situations.
  • Writing scripts for the TSM backup schedules
  • Planned and worked on the migration of backup environment from Symantec 10D to TSM.
  • Planning TSM backups with required retention periods and defining the policy domains and management class accordingly, binding of client’s data to required management class to store the data in predefined storage pools like Disk, sequential storage pools and copy data from primary storage pools to copy storage pool for offsite.
  • Audit volume for restoration, Destroy and change status, Audit Library for any Mismatches found in Library inventory
  • Wrote and maintained scripts for automated backup, and the notification of errors.
  • Configuration and Monitoring of SAN Fabric switch 2005. Creating zones as per requirement.
  • Configuring & monitoring of Storage EMC & DS4300 & DS4700.
  • Schedule daily, weekly backups Using Symantec 10d and IBM ULT3582 LTO Library.
  • Involved with Installation and configuration of IBM ULT3582 (Gen II), Quantum Scalar i500 (GEN IV) and IBM TS3310 (GEN V) connected thru SAN with Tivoli storage manager server.
  • Installing, maintaining and updating GPFS cluster filesystem on all servers. This includes creating and changing NSDs, Primary & secondary server. Adding and deleting Nodes from cluster.
  • Set Permissions in Linux as per project requirement. Creating users and groups in Active directory and assign permissions thru Linux, Integration thru SAMBA.
  • Maintaining FTP Sites and monitoring Uploads and Downloads.
  • Space Management as per Project schedules.
  • Shipments of Data to client. Writing Tapes thru Linux TAR Command.

Environment: TSM 5.x/6.x, Redhat Linux, Windows 2000/2003/XP, MS SQL Server 2000/2005, GPFS

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